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Pinestead Reef Resort

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Best Value
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Best Value
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$77 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Pinestead Reef Hotel Traverse City
United States > Michigan > Grand Traverse County > Traverse City
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We visited chose Pinestead Reef Resort because my husband hung out there in his teen years. We had a one bedroom and it was roomy enough to invite family in to play cards and enjoy the beach view.The staff was friendly and shared common friends with my husband. We used the hot t
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Beautiful views ARE what this resort has to offer. ALL rooms have views of Traverse Bay. Rooms were standard 1, 2 or 3 bedroom . Beach for swimming kept clean with plenty of chaise lounge chairs. Great family place. Indoor pool + Jacuzzi as well as pool table + game room. Staff v
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Got this with through my time share. What was great was knowing I would have a bay view no matter where they put me. The place is not fancy but certainly did the trick for
the week. All the staff were friendly, helpful , and courteous.
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We stayed here based on the reviews but this place was not quite what we expected.
First the pros:
Location! 3 miles from Traverse city downtown..easy drive

Great beach access...with a 1st lor room we had our own patio and were steps away from the beach.

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Just wonderful right on the beach you walk out and your 20 feet from the beach nice and quite all the things you will need very nice clean acess to all things to do in traverse city eating dining family fun
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Photo provided by managementPinestead Reef Resort
Typical Bedroom
Photo provided by managementPinestead Reef Resort
Typical Living Room
Kitchen and some of living room.
View from balcony.
Is the Pinestread Reef pet friendly? If not, can you recommend a place similar to Pinestread Reef.
The Pinestead Reef is not pet friendly. Unfortunately we have to board our pets when we go to Traverse City. I'm not sure what if any properties on the beach allow pets.
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"Ground floor rooms have direct access to water from rooms. 2nd floor has balconies."
"Ground floor is great if you want to have direct access to the beach."
"All rooms have beach frontage. You have to go outdoors to get to the indoor pool so dress accordingly."
"If you are travelling with children request ground floor."
"Get one on ground level for direct access to the beach"
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